Fake Encounter

Fake encounters are illegal executions of people usually in police custody. It is staged to appear as the encounters have occurred allegedly in self-defense. Police create fake encounters as an opportunity to kill the suspect or terrorist.

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SC summons CBI chief again over Manipur fake encounters probe

30 Jul 2018

SC summons CBI chief again over Manipur fake encounters probe

CBI director Alok Kumar Verma, on Monday, was summoned by the Supreme Court to give an explanation for the agency's slow pace of investigation into alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur by Indian security forces.

SC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh government on 'fake encounters'

02 Jul 2018

SC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh government on 'fake encounters'

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI wanted to arrest Modi, says Vanzara

06 Jun 2018

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI wanted to arrest Modi, says Vanzara

In controversial claims, former Gujarat DIG DG Vanzara told a court yesterday that the CBI wanted to arrest then CM Narendra Modi and then Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

UP Police suspend four personnel over Noida shooting

04 Feb 2018

UP Police suspend four personnel over Noida shooting

The Uttar Pradesh Police has suspended four personnel after a trainee sub-inspector opened fire on two civilians in Noida's Sector 122 on Saturday night.

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

20 Jan 2018

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.

Sohrabuddin encounter: Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged

02 Aug 2017

Sohrabuddin encounter: Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged

Former Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara has been discharged in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounters due to lack of evidence and absence of sanction to prosecute him.